A Libertarian candidate for a New Jersey State Senate seat was arrested for the second time in four months this week, for smoking marijuana at a protest.
As the United States moves closer to launching military action against the Syrian governments, anti-war protesters rallied in Times Square.
Leading mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio had to take time out from courting voters to go to court Tuesday, appearing before a judge over his arrest at a hospital protest.
Protesters gathered outside the Russian consulate Saturday to demonstrate against the policies of that country’s government, on the one-year anniversary of the sentencing of three members of the punk rock band Pussy Riot.
Hundreds of people gathered at Broad and Market streets on Monday afternoon, with many carrying signs reading, “Justice for Trayvon Martin.”
Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was arrested with City Council member Steve Levin and about a dozen other protesters outside the State University of New York’s chancellor’s office in Midtown.
A dozen people protesting the holding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were arrested Monday as they staged a “die-in” on the steps of the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse Monday.
New York State Assemblywoman Linda Rosenathal (D-Manhattan) joined activists Saturday in protesting what they called abusive labor practices of Domino’s Pizza in New York City.
It was a sad and disappointing day for some major donors to Rutgers University Friday, after athletic director Tim Pernetti resigned in the wake of the Mike Rice player abuse scandal.
Residents of the Jamaica section of Queens erupted in protest late Friday, after police arrested two men following an alleged drug deal.
A smoothing over of some cobblestone streets has some preservationists ready to rumble.
Protesters took to the streets Sunday — a day after the funeral for Kimani Gray, the 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police in Brooklyn earlier this month.
A relative of a 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police last weekend in Brooklyn was arrested at a protest Wednesday evening.
Vocal critics said the gun control measure infringes on their right to bear arms and criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislators for passing the law.
Thousands of striking school bus drivers and their supporters held a protest Sunday, calling Mayor Michael Bloomberg “heartless” as the city prepares to open competitive bidding for new contracts.